From your weekend evening entertainment to finding the perfect host for your own private bash, these St. Louis DJs have what it takes to put on an absolutely amazing show. You will find these talented DJs in the club, on the radio, and even in the production studio. They range from the big-time to the freshest of faces, and each brings something different to the turntables.
With a name certainly familiar to Midwesterners, DJ Kirby provides entertainment across the nation on eight different radio stations. His 10 years of experience have provided DJ Kirby with a lengthy resume and given him numerous opportunities to showcase his talent at events such as Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game and XM Satellite Radio’s premiere parties. Count on DJ Kirby to highlight popular songs from today’s Top 40 to the classic hits in his hip-hop remixes. Call early to reserve this talented deejay for your next big bash at 1-855-DJ-KIRBY.
Nappy DJ Needles
Nappy DJ Needles has 14 years of experience under his belt and is featured every Wednesday night on “Rawthentic.” He combines the old and new into a delicious nu-soul vibe. He has provided the tracks for numerous St. Louis performers, including Jada Avenue and Got to be Karim. DJ Needles sees his work as an artform and doesn’t hesitate to pay tribute to the great hip-hop, R&B and soul artists that paved the way. Check out some of DJ Needles’ mixes here.
www.djmark.usDJ Mark offers a hypnotic sound for the airwaves during his popular syndicated radio show, “Trance on the Porch.” The show has played on nine network stations and celebrated its 100th episode in 2011. DJ Mark has 12 years of experience, and his layering of trance grooves and progressive house have even landed him gigs at various nightclubs, including the Europe Night Club and Club Dante’s.
www.facebook.com/pages/BlushBlush, represented by Nasty Rumor Productions, is an up-and-coming dubstep DJ known for his smooth transitioning from intense to light beats. He performs in a variety of locales, from the college scene in St. Charles to the club scene south of the city. When Blush performs for a live crowd, he feeds off the energy of the people to create his music. “It’s not about just being the one on stage and in the spotlight; it’s about pushing the crowd with the music and the way you choose to play it,” he reveals on his Facebook page. To find out if Blush is available to host your next party, e-mail his production company at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DJ Charlie Chan Soprano
DJ Charlie Chan Soprano offers over two decades of experience in the music business, and his skills have certainly not gone unnoticed. He tours with DMC (of Run-DMC) and has worked with numerous other big hip-hop emcees. When he’s not doing that, DJ Charlie Chan is busy producing his own remixes through 24 Scientist/One Way Productions, the production company he founded. However, DJ Charlie Chan is never too busy to pay homage to his hometown, St. Louis. Catch him spinning crunk and hip-hop at The Exo Lounge or 609 on the weekends. Call 314-398-2222 to find out his availability and learn about possible booking for your own event.
Living in St. Louis, Amanda Dahl is a freelance writer specializing in dating tips and ways to stylize your life; whether it be through house decor or finding a perfect pair of shoes. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.